17th-18th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
esa (evolving sustainable apparel) is a lady gang rooted in the mutual desire to learn about our place in the fashion industry as well as the natural world, ultimately, synthesizing these two seemingly unrelated realms.
16th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Living Threads Photo Exhibit & Discussion: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It
Join photographer, researcher and storyteller, Eric Mindling, as he provides us with a glimpse into his historical documentary project, Living Threads: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It that looks at the grand diversity of styles of traditional dress and the people who wear them in Oaxaca, Mexico. From sweeping portraiture, insights into a changing world and the sharing of his personal motives to undertake this two year project, Mindling opens our eyes to a wondrous land and people.
13th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
EcoSessions : Innovations in Textiles
If your business is fashion, join EcoSessions for a fascinating talk to discover how to make textiles more sustainable. You'll hear from speakers who are on the cutting edge of new science and technology in textiles, and you'll have opportunities to network, too!
26th May 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Conscious Beauty + Fashion Conversation
Join us May 26th from 7pm - 9pm for The #ConsciousBeauty + Fashion Conversation with experts in support of transperancy in the cosmetic, fashion and entertainment industries.
13th May 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Clothing Swap & Cocktails in Williamsburg
Do a little spring cleaning and update your style at the same time: take your gently used clothing to Ethical Writers' Coalition's Spring Swap, and pick up other fashionistas' pieces. All the unclaimed items at the end of the day will be donated to charity for women in need of interview-appropriate clothing. To make your swapping even more fun, there will be organic cocktails and goody bags.
28th Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Fashion Revolution Day: True Cost Film Screening & Clothing Swap!
This year, join the BF+DA on April 28th, for a film screening of Andrew Morgan’s The True Cost movie followed by a clothing swap !
22nd Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Day Fair
On Friday, April 22 from 1 to 4 pm in the Maxwell Hall Student Center, the members of LIM’s Corporate Social Responsibility Club will host an afternoon of social awareness and change.
10th Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
BF+DA Sustainability+Technology Book Fair
Come and meet 12+ authors who have published books focused on ethical design, sustainability, technology, design and fashion !
22nd Mar 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
BSC Event: Future of Sustainable Fashion
Join Be Social Change on March, March 22nd for a panel discussion and pop-up shop to discover and explore the Future of Sustainable Fashion - How Socially-Conscious Companies & Consumers Are Creating Impact.
22nd Feb 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
A Fireside Chat with Neil Blumenthal, Co-founder of Warby Parker
Come meet Neil Blumenthal, co-founder of Warby Parker, known for their designer eyewear, while leading the way for socially conscious businesses and named most innovative company in the world.
12th Feb 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Eco-fashion and Sustainable Living
Come by the Earth Institute for your head-to-toe guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-Toxic Beauty, just in time for New York Fashion Week !
Aug 29, 2015
The future of fashion walks the new High Bridge
A glimpse of the High Bridge suggests it was fated to become a fashion runway one day.
10th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Fast Fashion: Disposable Society and the Soul
The Earth Institute presents Fast Fashion: Disposable Society and the Soul, with author and journalist, Elizabeth L. Cline. The hastening speed and obsolescence of modern consumer goods--expressed in its most extreme form within fast fashion--has fundamentally reshaped society, culture, economics, and ultimately our sense of selves.
7th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Choices: How Everyday Decisions Can Make a Lasting Impact Day 2
Interested in sustainable business strategies in New York City? Join the Sustainable Cities Club of The New School and business leaders of Wyndham hotels, Jones Lang Lasalle, Telepan restaurant and Heplsy fashion to discuss where New York City stands as a sustainable city, what opportunities exist to fill a market demand and how we form municipal policies to increase the City’s sustainability and resiliency.
6th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Choices Conference: How Everyday Decisions Can Make a Lasting Impact Day 1
Interested in sustainable business strategies in New York City? Join the Sustainable Cities Club of The New School and business leaders of Wyndham hotels, Jones Lang Lasalle, Telepan restaurant and Helpsy fashion to discuss where New York City stands as a sustainable city, what opportunities exist to fill a market demand and how we form municipal policies to increase the City’s sustainability and resiliency.
26th-27th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Third Annual Green Festival
Come to the largest and longest-running sustainability event in the country, and celebrate Earth Month with the best in green living.
Feb 4, 2013
Garment District fights rezoning
“You’re talking about an ecosystem and an interdependency. It’s like a coral reef: you don’t know how the reef will survive and what it will do if certain elements are removed.”
Aug 31, 2012
Textile Lab: Color palette from Greenpoint, Brooklyn
At the Greenpoint Greenmarket we created dyes with rosemary and cilantro from Osczepinski Farm, Goshen, NY. Farmer Joe from Healthway Farms gave us some red cabbage to make dye with! Here is the color palette: Below are pictures from our visit: